Ps 54 Samuel C Barnes

195 Sanford St
Brooklyn, NY 11205
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 160 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Ps 54 Samuel C Barnes ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 160 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ps 54 Samuel C Barnes ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Ps 54 Samuel C Barnes's student population of 160 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
160 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Ps 54 Samuel C Barnes ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Ps 54 Samuel C Barnes is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#4291 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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≤10%
46%
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11-19%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
34%
29%
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Black
52%
16%
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White
4%
41%
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Hawaiian
6%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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0.61
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ps 54 Samuel C Barnes's ranking?
Ps 54 Samuel C Barnes is ranked #4291 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Ps 54 Samuel C Barnes often compared to?
Ps 54 Samuel C Barnesis often viewed alongside schools like Ps 67 Charles A Dorsey by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 11-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Ps 54 Samuel C Barnes?
160 students attend Ps 54 Samuel C Barnes.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
52% of Ps 54 Samuel C Barnes students are Black, 34% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Hawaiian, 4% of students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ps 54 Samuel C Barnes?
Ps 54 Samuel C Barnes has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Ps 54 Samuel C Barnes offer ?
Ps 54 Samuel C Barnes offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ps 54 Samuel C Barnes part of?
In what neighborhood is Ps 54 Samuel C Barnes located?
Ps 54 Samuel C Barnes is located in the Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. There are 46 other public schools located in Bedford Stuyvesant.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 160 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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